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December 24, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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December 24, 1924

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PAGE SIX ' . THE CATALINA IS " AVALON SURE TO. KEEP ON BOAT LANDING BUILDING NEW OFFICERS CATALINA ~ i 'Never saw the Island looking bet-A petition for a writ of mandate in-i!ii~l ter!" exclaimed William Wrigley Jr.stituted by Capt. Joseph MeAfee, ask- WINDLE'SPRINT 8HOP Monday morning, as he viewed the ing that the City building inspector be golf links, the Chicago Cubs training compelled to issue Captain McAfee a r field and the construction work forpermit to build a ticket booth and boat CHAS. H. SMITtt - - Associate Editor the new Catalina High School. landing on the tide lands adjoining the Commamter E. H. Bernegger;~ | I SUBS~RI%TION~ATES (in ad~----------vanc,,-"=. Mr. and Mrs. Wrigley arrived here pleasure pier, was denied by Judge Vice Commander, Oscar Griffith; g; | ~ Three Years.......................... Five Dollars from Chicago on Sunday. Shaw of Los Angeles last week. Vice Commander Cy Crowton; h~.~ | ;t (Only When Paid in Advance). One Year.................................... Two Dollars "They tell rne there are ov,er 400 Judge Shaw had the case under con- taut, James B. Ogden; Treasurer, 1L~I | i Six Months................................... One Dollar children on the Island, now,' Mr. sideration for several weeks. Alexander; Sergeant-at-Arms, t'I. [ Three Months ......................... Fifty Cents Single Copies............................. Five Cents Wrigley said. "When I bought it the In his original petition, McAfee ,,Bock. | :] winter population of adults was about made several allegations and charges All the officers were elected by0n~, i! i Display Advertising S0c per Inch, Each 185. Every time I come back, the against the City officials, but he was imous votes. ~ | '. Insertion... 500 Inches During a Period of Six Months, 35c per Inch. town seems to have spread out a little permitted to amend his petition before The new officers are capable yOa | , Liners 10c per Line, Minimum 25c. more. I don't know which direction-it was acted upon by the court, men and give every indication of ca~i | ~~ we are expanding the most. The rain- City Attorney A. C. Stanton prepar-inn Catalina Island Post to even gre~ / 19t4, at the Postofllce at Avalon, Calif. fag properties at the west end may ed the defense arguments in behalf of er renown than it has achieved fit ,'~ | Under the Act of March S, 1897. open up that end of the Island very the City building inspector It wasyears since its inception. The columns of the Islander are open to the general public, on any of the fob rapidly, We have lnade a good lnany Mr. Stanton's first big legal battle for Past Counnander Win, t-[. lowing subjects: Local Polincs and Coy- improvements at Avalon during the the City since former City Attorneywas tendered a handsome emblem ernmen, Fishing, Hunting and Camping. Items of local news interest will be past six years." Baker resigned, and many have corn-his comrades, the presentation greatly appreciated, "Our new high school will be too mended Mr. Stanton for the victory in being entertainingly and ably There is a card hanging in the post- small for us in five years. Then we behalf of the City's officials, by Comrade Ralph Heywood. office that says, "Shop .Early and Tie will need a University." we voluntered. Comrade MUlcahy spoke of f Your Packages Securely." "Yes, I'd like to see a University DO YOU KNOW THAT achievements and stated he was here--if they didn't have any students," The Statue of Liberty was made a of the fact that Catalina Island The Catalina Islander office has re- Mr. Wrigley replied, with a broad grin. national monument by an executive had broken all membership during the year 1924, and felt ceived a letter from our good friends, "I like Universities that turn out real order of President Coolidge in Octo- that the new regime would e{'en Mr, and Mrs. H. W. McAbee, of Den- Americans. We wouldn't want Cata- ber, 1924. ver, Colorado, wishing all Avalonites lina Island to be a bolshevik factory." . . . that record. ,:, the best of season's greetings. "Anyway, we are going to keep on The water of th'e Dead Sea is five Mrs. A. B. Waddingham has t~ growing. We want to keep Avalon times as salty as that of the ocean, heartfelt thanks of the new of!J~., . , , a~ The rain of Tuesday and Wednes- the cleanest town in the United States.' .... and.enttre membership of Catahn:....~:s day last was followed by the coldest And, as Mr. Wrigley, with Mr. J.H. A fungus disease is proving a men- land Post 137 for her thoughtfUl~.~l weather of the winter thus far. ThePatrick, president of the Santa Cata- ace to gold .fish in California and may and generosity in donating a beautl~[ rainfall amounted to .27 of an inch, lina Island Company, turned their spread to fish in other states. Christmas to the Post, in the waY ~,~ bringing the total for the season up to horses toward the City power and gas The Bureau of Standards transmits a huge American Flag Watch o~ 3.08 inches, plant, Mr. Wrigley called back: "Wish radio, signals twice a month for the boys strut with it on future patOOU" everybody in Avalon a Merry Christ-use of the public in standardizir~goccasions. Legionnaire" receive one of the Catalinamas and a Prosperous New Year." wavemeters and transmitting and re- Islander's Ch/'istmas Cards? If you LOCAL AND GENERAL " are a telephone subscriber you willWHAT IS IT THAT PAYS? ceiving apparatus. find these cards are very useful. Call Did you know that, according to the All of the new bungalows rece~ oc " at the Islander office, or at V~mdle's One day ten men each lost a ten- calendar, winter actually commence.t built at Pebbly Beach are now News Stand and get your card, if you dollar bill. Nine of them were pessi- pied by employees from the rock qttaf~ have a local telephone, mists, and one believed in advertising, on Sunday last ? Just now, also, we are having the shortest days of the ry. The bungal